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New York, New York / Hudson River Collision / Feith Interview #942700

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 09, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Hoboken, New Jersey: Jeff Rossen) The investigation into the violent midair collision on the Hudson River in New York between a tour helicopter & a small plane featured; scenes from the river of debris being lifted, an animation of the two aircraft, dramatic crash photos {from Fox} & victims' photos shown. [NTSB Debbie HERSMAN†- talks about the examination of the wreckage.] [Hoboken police Capt. Anthony ROMANO†- calls it sad.] [Two WITNESSES - describe what happened in the crash.] [Pilot's friend Clem CARFARO†- comments.] The previous accidents for Liberty helicopters over the last 12 years reviewed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Live discussion held with former NTSB investigator Greg Feith about the collision. [FEITH - comments on the NTSB investigation & what it will be able to tell about the collision by looking at the wreckage; explains how the visual flight rules in the Hudson area work.]

Holt, Lester;
Rossen, Jeff

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